CL86 Bachelor of Business

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Core Structure

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one Major.

It is important to note that not all Majors are available for study at all CQU locations. It is important to check availability.

The Major can be in one of the following disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Banking and Finance - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Hospitality Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second Major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

It is important to note that not all Minors are available for all combinations of Majors and Minors.

It is important to note that not all Minors are available for study at all CQUniversity locations.

It is important to check availability.

  • Hospitality Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Hospitality Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Banking and Finance - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Hospitality Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two Minors from the above list, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Students studying in Medan, Indonesia must study the Indonesia and Commerce Studies Minor relevant to their chosen major and must successfully complete 1) the Bahasa Indonesia and Religion unit and 2) the Indonesian State Ideology and Citizenship Education unit.

The CL86 Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory core unit is studied in the fourth term of the course.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BUSN11016 Introduction to Study and Professional Practice
ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
MGMT11169 Business Analytics
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
BUSN13004 Professional Practice and Experience

Accounting Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


The Accounting Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. Students outside the Bachelor of Business who wish to study the Accounting Major must also study the pre-requisite units: ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication and LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law.

For those students wishing to study both the Accounting and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit - LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A . This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT11081 Introductory Financial Accounting
ACCT19060 Management Accounting
ACCT19062 Intermediate Financial Accounting
LAWS19032 Company & Association Law
ACCT13017 Financial Statement Analysis
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting
ACCT19061 Advanced Financial Accounting
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A

Banking and Finance Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Banking and Finance Major is only offered in Medan, Indonesia. The major must be studied in combination with the Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Banking and Finance Minor and one of the following Minors:

  • Human Resource Management Minor
  • Marketing Minor.


Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC19011 Business Finance
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC12002 Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions
FINC12003 Banking and Finance Technology
FINC13002 Financial Institutions Management
FINC13003 Credit Risk Management
FINC13004 Applied Corporate Finance
FINC13005 Derivatives

Financial Planning Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


The Financial Planning Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. Students outside the Bachelor of Business who wish to study the Financial Planning Major must also study the pre-requisite units: ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication and LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law.

For those students wishing to study both the Accounting and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A . This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19011 Business Finance
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC13001 Estate Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction

For those students wishing to study both the Accounting and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A . This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance

Hospitality Management Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Hospitality Management Major is only offered in Medan, Indonesia. The major must be studied in combination with the Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Hospitality Management Minor and one of the following Minors:

  • Hospitality Human Resource Management Minor
  • Hospitality Marketing Minor.

The Hospitality Management Major incorporates a number of cross-disciplinary units to meet the needs of the hospitality sector.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
TOUR12003 Developing Sustainable Tourism Enterprises
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
TOUR13004 Innovation in Tourism Using Design Thinking

Human Resource Management Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


The Human Resource Management Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Human Resource Management Major can be met within the eight units of the Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19012 Performance Management
HRMT19013 Human Resource Training and Development
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19021 Principles of Employment Relations
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation

Management Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

For students whishing to study the Management Major in Medan, Indonesia, the major must be studied in combination with the Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Management Minor and one of the following Minors:

  • Human Resource Management Minor
  • Marketing Minor.

The Management Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. All pre-requisites for the Management Major can be met within the eight units of the Major. Students wishing to study the Management Major outside of the Bachelor of Business should substitute HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour with ECON11026 Principles of Economics.

For students wishing to study both the Management and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

For students wishing to study both the Management and Property Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Management in the Property Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change

Marketing Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


The Marketing Major is available to students studying the CL86 Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Marketing Major can be met when MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals is studied in the Major. Students who are not studying the CL86 Bachelor of Business should complete the compulsory units listed in the Marketing Major.

Students studying the CL86 Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Marketing in the Marketing Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
MRKT19040 Strategic Marketing and Planning

Students studying the Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Media in the Marketing Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing

Property Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


The Property Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. Students outside the Bachelor of Business who wish to study the Property Major must also study the pre-requisite units: ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication and LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law.

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Property Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Management in the Property Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PROP11001 Property Valuation
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
FINC19011 Business Finance
ECON19036 Property Economics
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Property Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Management in the Property Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Maintenance

Hospitality Human Resource Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Hospitality Human Resource Management Minor is only available to students studying the Hospitality Management Major in the CL86 Bachelor of Business in Medan, Indonesia.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation

Hospitality Marketing Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Hospitality Marketing Minor is only available to students studying the Hospitality Management Major in the CL86 Bachelor of Business in Medan, Indonesia.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding

Human Resource Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


The Human Resource Management Minor is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Human Resource Management Minor can be met within the four units of the Minor.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation

Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Banking and Finance Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Indonesia and Commerce for Banking and Finance Minor is compulsory for students studying the Banking and Finance Major in Medan, Indonesia as part of their CL86 Bachelor of Business degree.

The Indonesia and Commerce for Banking and Finance Minor is only available to students studying the CL86 Bachelor of Business in Medan, Indonesia.

Students must complete the two compulsory Indonesia National Education units and two units of their choice from those listed.

All pre-requisites must be met.


Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
INDO11001 Indonesian State Ideology and Citizenship Education
INDO11002 Bahasa Indonesia and Religious Education


Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
TOUR12003 Developing Sustainable Tourism Enterprises
TOUR13004 Innovation in Tourism Using Design Thinking

Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Hospitality Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Indonesia and Commerce for Hospitality Management Minor is compulsory for students studying the Hospitality Management Major in Medan, Indonesia as part of their CL86 Bachelor of Business degree.

The Indonesia and Commerce for Hospitality Management Minor is only available to students studying the CL86 Bachelor of Business in Medan, Indonesia.

Students must complete the two compulsory Indonesia National Education units and two units of their choice from those listed.

All pre-requisites must be met.


Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
INDO11001 Indonesian State Ideology and Citizenship Education
INDO11002 Bahasa Indonesia and Religious Education


Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
FINC12002 Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions
FINC12003 Banking and Finance Technology
FINC13004 Applied Corporate Finance
FINC13005 Derivatives

Indonesia and Commerce Studies for Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Indonesia and Commerce for Management Minor is compulsory for students studying the Management Major in Medan, Indonesia as part of their CL86 Bachelor of Business degree.

The Indonesia and Commerce for Management Minor is only available to students studying the CL86 Bachelor of Business in Medan, Indonesia.

Students must complete the two compulsory Indonesia National Education units and two units of their choice.

All pre-requisites must be met.


Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
INDO11001 Indonesian State Ideology and Citizenship Education
INDO11002 Bahasa Indonesia and Religious Education


Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
FINC12002 Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions
FINC12003 Banking and Finance Technology
FINC13002 Financial Institutions Management
FINC13004 Applied Corporate Finance
FINC13005 Derivatives
TOUR12003 Developing Sustainable Tourism Enterprises
TOUR13004 Innovation in Tourism Using Design Thinking

Liberal Studies Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Liberal Studies Minor enables students to compile a Minor consistent with an area of interest and/or career/profession requirements not already covered in the existing Majors and Minors. When choosing units for this Liberal Studies Minor the number of level 1 units within the Bachelor of Business must not exceed 12 units and all pre-requisites must be met. In addition, students should ensure the Minor consists of at least one level 1 unit, one level 2 unit, and one level 3 unit. 

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
ACCT11081 Introductory Financial Accounting
ACCT19060 Management Accounting
ACCT19061 Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT19062 Intermediate Financial Accounting
LAWS19032 Company & Association Law
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
ACCT13017 Financial Statement Analysis
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19011 Business Finance
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC13001 Estate Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19012 Performance Management
HRMT19013 Human Resource Training and Development
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19021 Principles of Employment Relations
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
MRKT19040 Strategic Marketing and Planning
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Maintenance
PROP11001 Property Valuation
ECON19036 Property Economics
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management
TOUR12003 Developing Sustainable Tourism Enterprises
TOUR13004 Innovation in Tourism Using Design Thinking

Marketing Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


The Marketing Minor is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Marketing Minor can be met within the four units of the Minor. Students who are not studying the Bachelor of Business should complete the compulsory units listed in the Marketing Minor. Students studying the Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Media in the Marketing Minor.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding

Students studying the Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Media in the Marketing Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing

Master of Business Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24


The Master of Business Management Minor can be undertaken by students studying a cognate discipline. Students wishing to study the Master of Business Management Minor must meet the Grade Point Average requirement at the end of the second year of study of the Bachelor of Business. 

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BUSN20017 Effective Business Communications
HRMT20024 Managing Human Resources
MGMT20144 Management and Business Context
ACCT20077 Accounting for Management Decision Making

Startups and Entrepreneurship Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

All pre-requisites must be met.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
LAWS12068 Innovation and Intellectual Property Law
LAWS12076 Law of Startups
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding